Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Steve Grodsky

This month, we interviewed Dr. Steve Grodsky at Cornell University who specializes in the emerging field of energy ecology — the study of interactions among energy development, ecosystems, and people.

Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Annette Evans

This month, we interviewed Dr. Annette Evans, a postdoctoral researcher at UMass Amherst/Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center, whose work combines invasion ecology and climate change to inform land management by modeling abundance and distributions of invasive plants.

A Place to Pool Data on Potential Plant Invasions

Public gardens are in a unique position to form a sentinel network to aid in detecting potential invasive species. This study informs how public gardens can collectively contribute data for potential new invaders.

Researcher Spotlight: Kathryn Amatangelo, Ph.D

NYISRI interviews Dr. Kathryn Amatangelo, Associate Professor at SUNY Brockport who studies the genetics and control of European dewberry, mile-a-minute, and Japanese knotweed

Emerging from the forest: invasive plant removal impacts on salamanders

With Spring setting in, plants are not the only thing emerging from the forest floor. Many frog and salamander species are on the move, but how might invasive plant management impact these ecologically important taxa?